crape myrtle pruning

Asked February 21, 2018, 9:34 AM EST

What is the latest date in the spring to safely prune crape myrtles in the metro DC area?

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

We generally recommend a Jan- March pruning for Crapemyrtle, before new growth.
Planted in ideal spots for the variety, crapemyrtles don't actually need to be pruned at all.